In the first full-length study of Soviet Central Television to draw extensively on archival sources, interviews, and television recordings, Evans challenges the idea that Soviet mass culture in the Brezhnev era was dull and formulaic. Tracing the emergence of play, conflict, and competition on Soviet news programs, serial films, and variety and game shows, Evans shows that Soviet Central Television's most popular shows were experimental and creative, laying the groundwork for Mikhail Gorbachev's reforms and the post-Soviet media system.
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|Size: ||2.9 MB|
|Publisher: ||Yale University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007583706 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|